|Against the flow - Adrian Newton|
A series of soundscape compositions, based on edited but unprocessed field recordings. Against the flow, we prosper. 8:30 mins; featuring sound recordings made by Lynn Davy. Performed at the Sound Cafe event, Jedburgh, November 26 2005. This piece was compiled from sound recordings made in the town of Peebles (Scottish Borders) during 1994. Bird hide A short piece featuring recordings made within a bird hide, in Wicken Fen, Cambridgeshire, one of the UK’s oldest nature reserves...
Keywords: soundscape composition, field recording, ambient, soundmark
|Village soundings - Adrian Newton|
Soundscape compositions, originally made for Resonance FM and broadcast in 2002. The pieces explore the sound environment of the community in which I lived at the time, and it relationship to the people that lived there. The first piece focuses on the sound of traffic, which is an inescapable feature of the sound environment in the area. It is a sound that annoyed me intensely, so I decided to find out whether other people living locally shared my view, by interviewing people living close to the...
Keywords: soundscape composition, soundmark, acoustic ecology, radio art, sonic art
|Enrique Maraver - EL CHICO (GFR 068) - Enrique Maraver|
Keywords: green field recordings; field recordings; mexico; enrique maraver; soundmark; el chico
|Shick shack - Adrian Newton|
A series of soundscape compositions, based on edited (and sometimes processed) field recordings. 1. Shick shack. A radio art piece, which features recordings made in Australia and in Cheshire, where my family is from. The piece explores the story of William Buckley, who was transported to Australia from rural Cheshire, as described in the book ‘Strandloper’ by Alan Garner. Broadcast on Resonance FM in 2002 as part of the Houyhnhnm Tales series produced by the Sonic Arts Network...
Keywords: ambient; field recording; soundscape composition; acoustic ecology; soundmark; electro-acoustic; experimental; sound art; radio art; phonography
|By Hook or by Crook - Adrian Newton|
During the summer of 2004, Wimborne Community Theatre (Dorset, UK) performed a site-specific play in a local woodland, Holt Forest, based on local stories and histories about the wood. This composition features sounds recorded as the play was developed and performed, providing both a documentary account of the Holt Forest Project, and an insight into how people relate to a woodland environment close to where they live...
Keywords: soundscape composition; field recording; ambient; soundmark; sound art; site-specific; theatre; community; environmental